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PIUG 2013 Annual Conference
An International Conference for Patent Information Professionals

Celebrating our Past 25 Years... Preparing for Our Future:
Best Practices for Keeping Up with the Rapidly Changing Patent Landscape

Overview | Program | Full Printable Agenda | Conference Materials (PIUG members only)
Sponsors/Exhibitors | Travel | Workshops | Stu Kaback Award | Brian Stockdale Award

Saturday, April 27 – Thursday May 2, 2013
Hilton Alexandria Mark Center
5000 Seminary Road
Alexandria, VA  22311


The following workshops are being offered in conjunction with the PIUG 2013 Annual Conference. Please note that you must register separately for each workshop. As space is limited please register early. Early bird registration deadline for workshops is March 15th. Regular registration fees apply thereafter or until the workshop fills up. Workshop schedule is subject to change.

Detailed Information for workshop hosts is in the Workshop Request Form. Submission deadlines: March 4 for workshops on Saturday April 27; March 18 for workshops on Sunday April 28 and Thursday May 2.

Saturday, April 27

Instructor Workshop Time Location Cost Registration
Stephen Adams Soft Skills and Squidgy Answers: The Importance of Presenting Useable Search Output to the Client 8:00am - noon Magnolia B For fee Registration
Edlyn Simmons Fundamentals of Current Patent Law 1:00pm - 5:00pm Magnolia B For fee Registration
Tony Trippe Patinformatics: The Next Generation 8:00am - 4:00pm Magnolia A For fee Registration
Debbie Shalom Personal Branding: Communicating the Authentic You 1:30pm - 4:30pm Magnolia C Free

Members Only

(Limit of 50)

Sunday, April 28

Instructor Workshop Time Location Cost Registration
Bizint Creating Patent Reports and Visualizations with the BizInt Smart Charts Product Family 8:30am - 10:00am Terrace East Free Registration
Questel Soaring into with Perfected Search and Analysis Tools 10:00am - noon Arbors Free Registration
Relecura Making IP Intelligence Easy and Intuitive 10:30am - 11:30am Terrace West Free Registration
ProQuest Dialog Exclusive Sneak Peek: ProQuest Dialog™ Patents 11:00am - noon Terrace East Free Registration
Minesoft Product Updates and Enhancements - PatBase, PatentOrder, Minesoft Inspec and Patent Archive noon - 1:00pm Terrace West Free Registration
STN Searching in DWPI Chemistry Resource (DCR) on STN 12:30pm - 1:30 pm Terrace East Free Registration
Thomson Reuters Thomson Innovation: Enhanced Sources & Insight 2013 2:00pm - 3:30pm Arbors Free Registration

Thursday, May 2

Instructor Workshop Time Location Cost Registration
USPTO America Invents Act 8:00am - 9:30am Terrace West Free Registration
USPTO and EPO Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) 9:30am - noon Terrace West Free Registration
STN STN Patent Forum 9:00am - 4:00pm Terrace East Free Registration
Intellixir INTELLIXIR New Version 8.0: Why do I need this application? 9:00am - 10:00am Beech Free Registration

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